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Head of Engineering Support (Operator/EPC)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Dubai
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 09/11/2014
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The Company:
Our Client is a large international Operating Company leading the development of a major oilfield in southern Iraq.

The Role:
Head of Engineering Support
Position reports to: Organisational Report: Head of Technical and Project Support

Key Accountabilities
• Provision of high-quality engineering assurance to projects
• Provision of qualified engineering staff to projects
• Development & maintenance of methodologies, standards, guidelines and tools for engineering disciplines
• Development & maintenance of professional competences of staff in engineering disciplines incl. and addressing any competence gaps


Key Responsibilities
• Staffing of resources for engineering discipline lead positions to projects
• Managing engineering discipline network (rotation, career planning, etc.)
• Development, maintenance and application of engineering standards, methodologies and tools for engineering across projects
• Provide access for projects to value improving practices, best practices and expertise in engineering, provide engineering assurance
• Develop and ensure continuous improvement and implementation of engineering standards, support project teams in implementing standards locally
• Provide expert review personnel for main engineering decisions and projects execution
• Training/certification of engineering specialists
• Mentoring and developing engineering professionals

Decisions
• Recommend (together with company management, asset management and project managers) distribution of engineering leads across the projects
• Address development needs (incl. recommend rotation) of engineering professionals
• Amend methodologies, standards, guidelines and tools for engineering disciplines
• Authority in accordance with Delegation of Authority

Interfaces
• Interfaces with projects engineering staff
• Interfaces with Corporate HR (on staffing and training)
• Interfaces with EPC / engineering companies

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Essential skills/experience
Professional experience:
• Relevant degree or equivalent qualification (engineering degree preferable) and a minimum of 15 years of industry experience, with at least 5 years of experience in project management in a Project Director/Project Manager/Engineering Manager capacity in major capital projects
• Experience in upstream Oil & Gas development, both in early phases of project development (FEL, conceptual, FEED) and with exposure to execution environment and project service practices in each phase of the project life cycle
• Excellent understanding of the EPC contractor’s scene (capabilities, strengths and weaknesses over time) and also a good understanding of the various contracting strategies
• Excellent understanding of activities from the operator point of view
• Broad knowledge of corporate business operations and ability to implement and lead organizational change effectively within project scope
• Understanding of organizational context, de
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